State Wise Minimum Wage Changes

State minimum wage changes effective December 31, 2014
State Changes/Effective Date
New York $8.75 per hour. The state minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.00 effective December 31, 2015.
West Virginia $8.00 per hour. The state minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $8.75 effective December 31, 2015.
State minimum wage changes effective January 1, 2015
State Changes/Effective Date
Alaska $8.75 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.75 per hour on January 1, 2016.
Arizona $8.05 per hour
Arkansas $7.50 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $8.00 per hour on January 1, 2016 and $8.50 on January 1, 2017.
Colorado $8.23 per hour.
Connecticut $9.15 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.60 per hour on January 1, 2016 and $10.10 on January 1, 2017.
Florida $8.05 per hour.
Hawaii $7.75 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $8.50 per hour on January 1, 2016, $9.25 on January 1, 2017, and $10.10 on January 1, 2018.
Maryland $8.00 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $8.25 per hour on July 1, 2015, $8.75 per hour on July 1, 2016, $9.25 on July 1, 2017, and $10.10 on July 1, 2018.
Massachusetts $9.00 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $10.00 per hour on January 1, 2016 and $11.00 on January 1, 2017.
Missouri $7.65 per hour.
Montana $8.05 per hour.
Nebraska $8.00 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.00 per hour on January 1, 2016.
New Jersey $8.38 per hour.
Ohio $8.10 per hour for businesses with annual gross receipts in excess of $297,000 per year.
Oregon $9.25 per hour.
Rhode Island $9.00 per hour.
South Dakota $8.50 per hour.
Vermont $9.15 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.60 per hour on January 1, 2016, $10.00 on January 1, 2017, and $10.50 on January 1, 2018.
Washington $9.47 per hour.
State minimum wage changes effective June 1, 2015
State Changes/Effective Date
Delaware $8.25 per hour.
State minimum wage changes effective July 1, 2015
State Changes/Effective Date
Washington D.C $10.50 per hour. The minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $11.50 per hour effective July 1, 2016.
State minimum wage changes effective August 1, 2015
State Changes/Effective Date
Minnesota $9.00 per hour for large employers; $7.25 per hour for small employers. The state minimum wage is also scheduled to increase to $9.50 per hour effective August 1, 2016 for large employers and to $7.75 for small employers.


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